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2011-04-26 07:15:00

CLEVELAND, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Board for Certification of Safety Managers, also known as BCHCM, recently announced their new Fire Safety Management (FSM) designation for those holding the Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP) credential. The Board recently issued the first FSM designations to 20 CHSP Diplomates. Please note the FSM designation can only be earned by those holding the CHSP. For additional information about the FSM endorsement, please...

2011-04-26 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When you turn on a light switch, do you ever wonder if you'll be electrocuted? Do you worry about your home's roof caving in? Or believe your home's water pipes might be frozen when you turn on the faucet? Most of us never think twice about these things. That's because we are confident in the work done every day by the 50,000 members of the International Code Council, the people who safeguard our homes and businesses by creating and...

2011-04-18 04:00:00

NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bo Regards, Inc. selects boutique public relations firm Whitegate PR as their agency of record. Bo Regards, Inc. is a family corporation with the goal of helping people protect their pets in the event of a fire or other emergencies. Whitegate PR is developing and executing results-driven media relations programs for Bo Regards, Inc. with traditional public relations and e-commerce marketing communications for http://boregards.com/. Bo Regards,...

2011-03-07 12:52:00

In the news release, Leviton Unveils 2011 NEC® Code Pocket-Guide, Commences Smart Community Campaign, issued earlier today, March 7, 2011, by Leviton over PR Newswire, we are advised by a representative of the company that the third paragraph, last sentence in The Smart Community Campaign section should read "These seminars inform electrical professionals on what it takes to comply with the 2011 Code." rather than "2001 Code" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete,...

2011-02-22 01:57:00

DUBAI, UAE, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report, the majority of fire safety standards within the Middle East and North Africa region are based on codes developed by the US-based National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Driven by the increase in high-rise construction projects, where the association has devised specific tall building fire codes; and the availability of local training courses, have resulted in the NFPA codes becoming one of the most powerful...

2011-02-09 04:15:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Jan. 1, 2011, requirement to include fire sprinklers in all new homes, the state of Pennsylvania recently certified a training program for water authorities on residential fire sprinkler systems. The training program, provided by Uponor, a manufacturer and supplier of multipurpose plumbing and fire sprinkler systems as well as radiant heating and cooling systems, will also offer attendees continuing education units (CEUs). According...

2011-01-24 01:43:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to a high incidence of fires across the MENA region, Civil Defence Authorities are insisting on higher standards of fire safety across the board. The MENA region is currently experiencing a spectacular growth of building development and huge capital investment particularly from international shareholders. Qatar, in particular, has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Therefore, it is expected that standards of fire...

2011-01-04 00:00:40

Sengistix (http://www.sengistix.com), a leader in the delivery and application of health & safety monitoring services and technology, has announced a partnership with Stove Guard International LTD of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, an innovator in stove fire prevention systems. Terms of the partnership enable Sengistix to provide Stove Guard to customers within its operating states. Minneapolis (PRWEB) January 3, 2011 Sengistix (http://www.sengistix.com), a leader in the delivery and...

2010-12-23 00:01:08

State Systems Inc. donates 100 smoke detectors to MIFA to commemorate Fire Prevention Week. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 State Systems Inc. recently donated 100 smoke detectors to MIFA to commemorate Fire Prevention Week, which was Oct. 3 to 9, 2010. This year's National Fire Prevention Week campaign was aimed toward educating people about the use of smoke detectors and encouraged everyone to make the necessary updates in order to maintain safety. "In light of the recent outbreak...

2010-11-16 00:00:48

KPA's new Elements service includes the essential elements of Hazard Communication and Emergency Response programs: written Hazard Communication plans, fire prevention and evacuation plans, required DOT HazMat training (49 CFR 172, Subpart H), an MSDS database and facility-specific chemical inventory, and instant access to all training records. Lafayette, CO (Vocus) November 15, 2010 By far the most common OSHA violations by auto dealers, oil changers, and service stations are related to...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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